Tax Vote Could Boost California County's Transit Projects
- VOTERS APPROVE $2.9 BILLION FOR BUS AND RAIL IN PHOENIX. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;03/27/2000, Vol. 244 Issue 12, p20
Reports on the March 14, 2000 approval by voters of a tax hike to fund mass transit work in Phoenix, Arizona. Proposed route of the initial rail line; Remarks from Jyme Sue Olson, spokeswoman for the Regional Public Transportation Authority; Date of completion for the project.
- TransitChek gives incentives to use mass transportation. Dzikowski, Don // Fairfield County Business Journal;07/27/98, Vol. 37 Issue 30, p12
Discloses that a change to the TransitChek program has allowed a substantial tax writeoff for commuters who use mass transportation systems in Connecticut. Aim to prompt more employers to compensate their workers for mass transit commuting costs; Details about how the TransitCheck program...
- Charlotte, N.C., city council vote moves sales tax hike closer to fall ballot. Molis, Jim // Bond Buyer;07/29/98, Vol. 325 Issue 30445, p6
Reports that the city council of Charlotte, North Carolina has endorsed the launching of a referendum in fall 1998 to ask voters to raise local taxes to pay for several mass transit projects. Expectations that mass transit projects will ease traffic congestion in the region; Implications of...
- Finally, a new tax I can support. Morris, Greg // Indianapolis Business Journal;1/28/2013, Vol. 33 Issue 49, p10
The author reflects on the mass transit funding plan in Indiana which proposes a 0.3 percent increase in the local income tax to develop local dedicated funds for the project.
- LOCAL NEWS AND EVENTS. // Collinsville Herald;1/25/2012, Vol. 54 Issue 4, pB6
This section offers news briefs including the schedule of the Madison County Transit No. 15 Collinsville shuttle run which runs until 9:30 pm between Collinsville Station and Illinois Route 157, payment of taxes by Madison County taxpayers by February 17, 2012 to avoid county tax sale and the...
- Fitch: Falling Tax Revenues Could Lead to Downgrades of Mass Transit Bonds. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;6/16/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31657, p7
A recent decline in state and local tax revenue could prompt rating downgrades for bonds issued for mass transit projects, according to a report being released today by Fitch Ratings Inc. Most transit agencies finance projects on a pay-as-you-go basis, but those that issue bonds to expand and...
- TaxNews. // Small Business Tax Strategies;Sep2012, Vol. 7 Issue 9, p1
The article offers news briefs related to taxes in the U.S. in 2012 including the report on S corporation returns by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the imprisonment of a taxpayer for fraud charges against the state of Oregon, the value of mass transit passes that employees can receive.
- SMART factions draw battle line. Gargaro, Paul // Crain's Detroit Business;4/17/95, Vol. 11 Issue 16, p6
Reports on the debate concerning the tax-funding measure for the regional bus system in Michigan. Arguments for and against the proposed tax increase for the funding of Michigan's public transportation; Expected taxes that would be collected on property-tax increase to support the Suburban...
- Hop On Board The Transit Millage. // Grand Rapids Business Journal;10/13/2003, Vol. 21 Issue 41, p4
Presents opinion on the impact of the proposed ITP-The Rapid service extensions with millage backing on the business community in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Percentage of rides that connect people to their jobs; Improvements in ridership brought by service extensions; Tax increase in mills as a...